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Panasonic scraps Jungle handheld

"My inclination would be to say a system like theJungle is a non-starter right out of the gate. Until they can show meotherwise I just don’t think Panasonic has the right pieces to compete inthis space.” The Jungle is a highly specialised dedicated portable for a non-existent market. This is …

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Mirror’s Edge 2 ‘on hold’

Hopes of a sequel to 2008 first person platform outing Mirror’s Edge appear to have diminished with word from EA-owned developer DICE that the project has been put on hold. In an interview translated from Swedish games site Vicachu, DICE boss Patrick Soderlund says that sales of the first game …

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Project Milo cancelled?

An un-named development source has allegedly told Kotaku that Project Milo has been shut down. Milo was the first piece of Kinect (then Natal) software to be publicly demonstrated by Microsoft and remains one of the most fascinating titles in development for the platform. However, these fresh reports claim that …

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Fable III ditches Kinect support

It seems that upcoming RPG Fable III will not now support Xbox 360’s motion camera Kinect, delivering a big blow to the peripheral’s hardcore-audience credentials. It was announced in October 2009 that the game would include some sort of Kinect functionality. Since then the Lionhead title had been more or …

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Microsoft scraps 1 vs. 100

Confirming what has been suspected for some time, Microsoft has announced that interactive Xbox Live quiz show 1 vs. 100 will not be returning for a third series. The downloadable game was free to play and allowed a handful of lucky gamers to compete in real time against others with …

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Microsoft calls time on Kin

Just weeks after it made its debut in North America, Microsoft has announced that it has pulled the plug on its social-media orientated Kin mobile handset, meaning the European launch planned for later this year will not now happen. All staff previously assigned to Kin development will not be shifted …

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Sony scraps PSP’s PlayStation Room

Having announced in September last year that it was developing a portable version of PS3 Home for PSP users, Sony has now confirmed that it has scrapped the project. Dubbed PlayStation Room, the service was supposed to offer a virtual world that allowed for portable interaction on the go, sharing …

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Codemasters scraps Heist

Codemasters has cancelled work on inXile Entertainment’s bank job-themed action game Heist, confirming that it plans to concentrate most of its efforts on internal development. Sister site Develop has the full story.

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Argos: Xbox Pro discontinued

The online portal of UK retailer Argos is claiming that the Xbox 360 Pro is no longer available – substantiating MCV’s claims from earlier today that Microsoft is preparing to terminate the SKU to facilitate its Xbox 360 Elite price cut. Eurogamer spotted that those heading to the Argos listing …

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Jacksons Halo game scrapped

Acclaimed director Peter Jackson has revealed that the secretive Halo game project he was once working on has been cancelled. Little was ever known of Jackson’s collaboration with Microsoft and now it appears that the collapse of the Halo film project has dampened any hopes of the anticipated games collaboration. …

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